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EDITORIAL: Don’t gain short-term and lose long-term

LOOK before you leap. That’s the warning from union chief Obie Ferguson – and it’s wise advice in an economy that is a long way from being on the rise again.

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FACE TO FACE: Nate’s keeping kids on the straight and narrow with help from a four-legged friend

When someone gets out of the so-called ‘ghetto’ and makes it in life, they often don’t want to hang out in the place they grew up in. They may go to visit loved ones and friends that still live there. But, the ghetto could be a reminder of pain, struggle, injustice and difficulty and going back there can open old wounds.

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Legal action threatened in water corporation row

THE general manager of the Water and Sewerage Corporation said he has instructed attorneys to pursue court action over a scathing letter written by the “disputed” president of the utility provider’s management union.

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‘$20m on sidewalks to give jobs for Bahamians’

WORKS Minister Desmond Bannister says sidewalks are needed around New Providence and that an ongoing project to construct them has provided jobs for Bahamians during the difficult COVID-19 crisis.

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Pineridge MP donates to constituency schools

REV Frederick McAlpine, FNM MP for Pineridge, presented cheque donations to six schools in his constituency recently.

Students are warned about dangers of joining gangs

ASSISTANT Commissioner of Police Solomon Cash recently visited Jack Hayward High School where he spoke to 80 to 90 senior students about the dangers of gangs.

Face-to-face learning the goal in GB, says education chief

ALL public schools are open in the Grand Bahama district and the ultimate goal is the engagement of face-to-face learning at all institutions, said Ministry of Education District Superintendent Ivan Butler.

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Doctor: My near-death battle with COVID-19

A 75-YEAR-OLD retired psychiatrist with a “serious comorbidity” has recounted her near death battle with COVID-19.

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Concerns raised about increasing cases in Eleuthera

AFTER health officials raised an alarm about an increase of COVID-19 cases in Eleuthera, one island official said some people are coming to the island and not adhering to the 14-day quarantine protocol.